Jalapeno POP Pizza Recipe

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Jalapeno POP Pizza Recipe
They said it couldn’t be done. And quite honestly, maybe it shouldn’t have. But, leftovers are the mother of all inventions. If you got it – use it. And in the wake of the super popular Jalapeno POP Burger, I submit to you, the Jalapeno POP Pizza! Another very naughty, indulgent recipe idea. Have fun! I’d love to know how you change this and make it your own. Amounts of the ingredients are up to you…

Ingredients for Jalapeno POP Pizza:
Pizza Dough
cream cheese
chopped jalapeno
chopped red bell pepper
chopped red onion
fresh tomato slices
marinara sauce (optional)
monterey jack, jalapeno jack or mozzarella cheese
cooked bacon
avocado slices (optional)

Pizza Dough
Original Pizza Dough
Whole Wheat Pizza Dough
Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

TIPS: Making pizza is all about balance. Keep ingredients in proportion and your pizza will be harmoniously delicious. That said, the more cornmeal on this crust the better. Think corn chippy goodness baked into the crust.

You can make the Whole Wheat Pizza Dough recipe if you want, I used the original. Just sayin’.

Jalapeno POP Pizza Recipe
Follow recipe for Pizza Dough to make the crust. Roll to desired thickness thinness and spread on softened cream cheese (thinned with a little milk if needed). Distribute jalapeno (and as many seeds as you can handle), red bell pepper and red onion on cream cheese layer.

Jalapeno POP Pizza Recipe
Add fresh sliced tomato, a few dollops of marinara and a sprinkling of shredded cheese of your choice. Bake in a preheated, 450(F) oven for about 12 minutes.

Jalapeno POP Pizza Recipe
Top with bacon pieces when the pizza is hot from the oven, that way, the bacon will be affixed to the pizza courtesy of the hot, melting cheese. Add the avocado slices just before serving. Devour. And send me pictures of your fun and crazy pizza concoctions!

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Link to the Pizza Dough Do’s and Doughn’ts video.
Link to the Jalapeno POP Burger video.

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3 Responses to “Jalapeno POP Pizza Recipe”

  1. ResidentShevil
    7/10/2010 at 5:18 pm #

    I have a new official favorite pizza. Holy God this was awesome. I just made this for beers n bros night, and let’s just say…I’m an honorary bro now. My boyfriend thinks I’m a pizza goddess, and you may have a child named after you in 9 months if all goes well. LOL! But seriously. Dude. Awesome.

  2. Average Betty
    7/11/2010 at 8:40 am #

    WooHoo! A true pizza goddess and an honorary bro?!? I’m so stoked the pizza was such a hit!! :)

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